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CentralNic warning: Social engineering attacks on the rise

A new report by CentralNic raises awareness to an apparent increase in attempts of using social engineering techniques against domain registrars. According to the report, these attacks consist of communications initiated via support tickets or live chat systems, from persons claiming to work for or representing CentralNic. These social engineering attempts seek the update of […]

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Russian hackers: Social engineering works well when domains are involved

An auto-translated post in a secret forum that is a nest of Russian hackers, discusses social engineering and domain names. ” I made fake mail Yandex and the mass send letters on behalf of the administration with a request to change the password. Letter was with the following contents: Dear email@yandex.ru – In support, it was […]

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“GoDaddy-Free” Kevin Mitnick: SOPA sucks balls!

Legendary computer hacker Kevin Mitnick – author of the best selling books The Art of Deception and The Art of Intrusion – has announced that he’s moved all of his domains away from GoDaddy. Mitnick started by announcing his lack of love for GoDaddy, then asked for recommendations for a domain registrar. It seems that […]

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